Tag Archives | Folklore


By Manix Abrera Publisher: Ablaze ISBN: 9781684970612 Winner of the Philippine National Book Award, Manix Abrera’s 14 is a collection of silent tales centred around Philippine folklore. Abrera is a regular cartoonist on the Philippine Daily. Here he uses dark humour and his graphic storytelling skills to deliver the self-contained but connected tales. They don’t shy […]

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By Hannah Eaton Publisher: Myriad Editions ISBN: 9781908434715 There’s something inherently captivating about the sleepy British village. Many of us dream of escaping there, or live somewhere like it already. Chocolate box cottages, village greens, pretty churches, and hundreds of years of history to call upon. Inevitably they have their own traditions, folk tales and […]

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The Hartlepool Monkey

By Lupano & Moreau Publisher: Knockabout ISBN: 9780861662265 You may already be aware of this little bit of English folklore, although folklore may be the wrong word. In 1814, while Britain was at war with Napoleon’s Empire, a French warship hit trouble off of the Durham coast and sank during a storm. Amongst the detritus […]

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